Robert & Sandra Bowden endow a NEW DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN VISUAL ARTS AT DUKE
Posted on July 16, 2018
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Art by Chagall on display at Glencairn
Posted on September 14, 2015 by Ticket
STORY WRITTEN BY TARA LYNN JOHNSON
For Digital First Media
Artist Marc Chagall was prolific, creating paintings, book illustrations, stained glass pieces, stage sets, ceramics, tapestries, and fine art prints. He’s possibly best known around the world for his religious works. Some of those works are on display in the exhibit “Marc Chagall and the Bible” at Glencairn Museum, courtesy of private collector Sandra Bowden.
Marc Zakharovich Chagall (1887-1985) was a Russian-French artist. He was considered a pioneer of modernism, known for his use of color and his desire to share his Jewish heritage through his work. [Read whole article]
BY LAURA OBERLE
January 18, 2014
'Rains Came Down' exhibit on Hilton Head Island to feature depictions of Noah's Ark
Some 5,000 years ago, written communication began as pictographs, pictures used to represent words. Then, art and writing were one and the same.
Historically, art played a central role in religion. Medieval churches were filled with artwork -- stained glass windows, mosaics and murals -- depicting stories from the Bible. It was a time when many were illiterate, and the written word was of little use in reaching the masses.
Part-time Hilton Head Island resident Sandra Bowden, a renowned Christian artist, strives to resurrect the images of the Bible.
The Word in Art
BY HOPE FERGUSON
Spring 2014 | CONNECTIONS MAGAZINE
For someone who is known for connecting the transcendence of faith with art, sandra bowden ’77 seems surprisingly down to earth. A visit to her home in Chatham, Mass. on Cape Cod reveals a highly organized artist who runs her intersecting lives as a painter, printer, collector and curator with stunning efficiency. Her garage even doubles as a shipping center for sending her traveling shows out to museums, colleges and churches ...